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Correspondence of James Jurin, 1684-1750
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 577

Correspondence of James Jurin, 1684-1750

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1996-01-01
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

James Jurin (1684-1750) occupied a central place in the medical and scientific circles of Augustan and Georgian England. His dispassionate yet forceful advocacy of smallpox inoculation using an innovative statistical approach brought him widespread recognition both in Britain and abroad. He was Secretary to the Royal Society for seven years and participated vigorously in the most important scientific debates of the period. Jurin's correspondence, recently made available to the public, provides rich material for the study of eighteenth-century natural philosophy and medicine, especially of the smallpox inoculation debates. This volume reproduces a broad and valuable selection of letters, as well as a list of Jurin's publications and a calendar of the complete correspondence. The introductory biographical essay describes how Jurin combined a career as a successful London physician with that of a natural philosopher.

Rodopi Statherou (Statheron). May 11, 1961. -- Ordered to be Printed
  • Language: en
Legal and Political Philosophy
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 479

Legal and Political Philosophy

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2002
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

Legal and Political Philosophy, edited by Enrique Villanueva, is the first volume in the series Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy, published by Rodopi also under his editorship. It contains six original essays by leading political philosophers and philosophers of law (Waldron, Coleman, Postema, Shapiro, Sayre-McCord, and Kraus), along with critical papers on those essays, and replies. This is cutting edge work that elicits sharp responses already as it is published, with the debate joined as the authors reply.Social, Political, and Legal Philosophyis a new book series, edited by Enrique Villanueva, and published by Rodopi Publishers as part of Rodopi Philosophical Studies. The series will publish collections of new essays on topics in social or political or legal philosophy. New volumes will be published approximately every year or every other year.

Rodopi Mountain-Range National Park
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 63

Rodopi Mountain-Range National Park

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012*
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Marx's Theories Today
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 457

Marx's Theories Today

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1998-01-01
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

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Ford Madox Ford and the Misfit Moderns
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 196

Ford Madox Ford and the Misfit Moderns

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2012-09-18
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  • Publisher: Springer

Ford Madox Ford is a major modernist writer, yet many of his works do not conform to our assumptions about modernism. Examining ways in which he, alongside other 'misfit moderns', undermines 'stabilities' we expect from novels and memoirs, this book poses questions about the nature of narrative and the distinction between modernism and modernity.

The End of Prisons
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 229

The End of Prisons

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

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Flight from Certainty
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 254

Flight from Certainty

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

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Narrative Ironies
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

Narrative Ironies

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1997-01-01
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

This volume focuses on the flourishing of irony as a primary characteristic of the great era of European narrative sophistication from the Goethezeit to Modernism. Its eighteenth essays explore varieties of ironic consciousness associated with texts especially of northern Europe, and the ways they established a dialogue with and on literature and culture at large. As the volume shows, this interrogation of Europe's self-awareness of cultural identity bound up in reading and writing habits gained a new post-Cervantine complexity in Romanticism and has been of lasting significance for literary theory down to postmodernism. By its comparativistic framing of the issues raised by ironic consciousness, Narrative Ironiesduly serves as a Festschrift honoring Lilian R. Furst. Among major writers treated are Sterne, Goethe, Godwin, Schlegel, Hoffmann, Poe, Stendhal, Kierkegaard, Disraeli, Keller, Maupassant, Zola, Huysmans, Wilde, Tolstoi, Hofmannsthal, Strindberg, Proust, Mann, Musil, Kafka, Joyce, Faulkner, and Szczypiorski.